Students create original examples of the trapunto quilting technique in this middle-level lesson sutied for the Art classroom. Assessment and discussion questions are included for this lesson.
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Light in Painting
How do painters use and manipulate light in their artwork to give emphasis and establish mood and emotion? Pupils will analyze a few examples of landscape and portrait painting in order to explore the how light is used in art, and will...
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
To Kill A Mockingbird: Film Language and Elements Of Style
The frame, the shot, the sequence. As part of a unit study of Robert Mulligan's film version of To Kill a Mockingbird, class members learn to read the visual text of the film, examining the composition of frames and shorts, camera...
6th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
“Gawu” — African-influenced Tapestry
Here's a great way to combine environmental science with art. Kids use recycled materials to create their own Gawu, a tapestry made of discards. Although designed for special education classrooms, the activity is sure to engage all...
K - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Abstract painting - Inspired by Textiles
Students compare and contrast various forms of artistic expression associated with specific groups of people, geographic regions, or time periods, specifically art of Andean cultures, and create art works using procedures borrowed from...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History